Global Political economy examines the institutional structures of the global economic system. These include the World Bank with a focus on finance for international development; the World Trade Organization, on managing the world’s contentious trading arrangements; the International Monetary Fund, on managing global finance and especially balance of payments and currency crises; the International Labor Organisation, on securing global labour standards and decent working conditions for all; and the United Nations Environment Program, for protecting the environment and fostering sustainable consumption.
|Unit name||Global Political Economy|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
|Coordinator||Professor Fred Gale|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Analyse different arguments on global political economy (GPE) issues.
- Apply theoretical knowledge and research concerning GPE to analyse specific cases.
- Communicate about GPE issues fluently in written and/or oral formats drawing upon evidence and using referencing conventions as appropriate.
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PrerequisitesHIR101 OR HPP101
|Assessment||Assessment Task 1: Tutorial Participation (25%)|Assessment Task 2: Essay (25%)|Assessment Task 3: Case Study (50%)|
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